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Tokyo - Tokyo shares rebounded on Wednesday morning after three days of losses as exporters got a boost from a drop in the yen and with investors eyeing US president-elect Donald Trump's first formal press conference.

"There's still buying appetite from individual investors who were unable to get on the recent rally," said Hiroyasu Iida, head of the investment research centre at Aizawa Securities.

But "it's difficult to take on a lot of risk before ... Trump's speech" later Wednesday, he told Bloomberg News.

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